Compare NVIDIA vs Cruise BETA

See how Cruise vs. NVIDIA compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.6
(based on 815 reviews)
3.7
(based on 174 reviews)
Career Opportunities
4.4
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
4.0
Work-life balance
4.1
3.6
Senior Management
4.4
3.4
Culture & Values
4.6
3.6
CEO Approval
NVIDIA Ceo Jen-Hsun Huang
99%Jen-Hsun Huang
Cruise Ceo Dan Ammann
81%Dan Ammann
% Recommend to a friend
95%
63%
Positive Business Outlook
91%
65%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer262 Salaries
$122,808/yr
NVIDIA Corporation50 Salaries
$139,268/yr
Research Scientist24 Salaries
$155,052/yr
Software Engineer17 Salaries
$152,827/yr
California2 Salaries
$112,170/yr
Data Scientist2 Salaries
$163,649/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Work environment"(in 153 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 15 reviews)
"Self driving"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 223 reviews)
"No cons"(in 54 reviews)
"Growing pains"(in 13 reviews)
"Aerotek"(in 8 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at NVIDIA full-time

Pros

- I have worked in many big tech companies in the past but Nvidia is different and its own charm. Great engineers work here. It is growing exponentially. - R&D oriented, Advance technology,... Future vision. Quality over Quantity. - Good medical benifits, food, 401K, office shuttles. - Strong leadership. - Pay for performance culture.

Cons

- All bonus in the form of RSUs only. - Getting to SC office is taking more time these days due to traffic.

Advice to Management

- Management should motivate employees to get new technology training. Workload doesn't allow it.

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Cruise full-time for more than a year

Pros

The work is great. There is no shortage of a diversity of problems to solve. If you like a challenge and are self-directed (especially if you like algorithms and math), this is the company for you.... It's a new one every day, and there are endless opportunities to learn and grow. Creativity is encouraged. Great culture and teammates. It's positive, collaborative, warm, and supportive. I feel comfortable asking for help, and a great sense of belonging and community, even as a someone who checks a diversity box. My experience has been delightfully low on the tech-bro-culture BS-meter (it is a massive improvement over every place I've worked previously). It's such a cool mission, who wouldn't want to work on autonomous vehicles. And as usual, the cushy tech perks are nice too, without all the risk of a smaller, less well-funded venture. And the office is in the city!

Cons

We're growing so fast that management and technical leadership is spotty. This is perfectly expected for a unicorn, and it's just growing pains. We're struggling to hire experienced managers fast... enough, so we're left with mostly engineers or early hires thrown into management and leadership roles out of desperation, some of whom are doing well, and some are struggling in that role. Your experience, like anywhere, depends a lot on your manager (I happen to have a good one). We're trying really hard to improve the situation, but so is every other tech startup in the area and it takes time to find the good ones. However, this creates an opportunity for self-directed work and bottom-up planning and decision-making, which is fun, and probably really effective. The engineers work directly with each other across teams, confirm there is support for it from leadership, and ship awesome stuff anyway.

Advice to Management

I basically agree with your decisions, which is saying a lot, I'm a tough audience. Keep trying to hire experienced leadership that fits the company values. That is the most important problem, more... than launching a product.

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